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San Juan Hill (Lincoln Center area) of NYC - largest Black population between

6sqft | NYC real estate and architecture news - Part 10

$4M Flatiron duplex was 19th century starchitect Richard Morris Hunt’s studio

Vintage Photos: The Lost San Juan Hill, Lincoln Center and a West Side Story. Before Lincoln Center, there was San Juan HIll. Learn about the vibrant neighborhood that was bulldozed and lost by none other than Robert Moses.

Oldest photo of a human being in 1838 by Daguerre. You can't see the people and vehicles because the exposure was 7 minutes which was too slow to capture moving people and vehicles.

Possibly the oldest photograph of a human being surfaces online

Possibly the oldest photograph of a human being! Boulevard du temple-Daguerre 1838 lower left-man getting boots shined

1904-10-27 NY Subway officially opens

On October the New York subway system is officially opened to the public. It was the first rapid-transit subway system in America. what foresight.

Mullen’s Alley, Cherry Hill. New York, 1888.  By Jacob Riis

Photographer: Jacob Riis Date: 1888 Location: USA Info: Mullen’s Alley, Cherry Hill

South Street, Manhattan 1800s

A view of New York City's South Street crowded with horses and carriages. Note: wires still on above-ground poles. (Photo: Library of Congress/Public Domain)

16 x 20 Gallery Wrapped Frame Art Canvas Print of Curb market Broad Street New York N Y 1905 Detriot Publishing co. 29a

16 x 20 Gallery Wrapped Frame Art Canvas Print of Curb market Broad Street New York N Y 1905 Detriot Publishing co. 29a

sixth ave.  20thstreet / In 1901, when this first photo was taken, Sixth Avenue and 20th Street was the center of the city’s posh shopping district.

sixth ave. / In when this first photo was taken, Sixth Avenue and Street was the center of the city’s posh shopping district.

manhattan in 1950  on the Lower East Side

This image is from the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) photo collection at the La Guardia and Wagner Archives/CUNY. For more images from the Archives' NYCHA and other collections, go to www.

New York circa 1903. "A characteristic sidewalk newsstand." Who can help us date these period periodicals? Detroit Publishing glass negative.

New York circa 1903. "A characteristic sidewalk newsstand." Who can help us date these period periodicals? Detroit Publishing glass negative.

CHICAGO RUSH HOUR, 1909   Photograph via brad153 on Reddit   Proof that traffic sucks no matter what era you’re in. At least in today’s traffic we have smartphones and the Internet! Comments suggest this is the intersection of Dearborn and Randolph in downtown Chicago.   via brad153 on Reddit         [...]

Funny pictures about 1909 rush hour. Oh, and cool pics about 1909 rush hour. Also, 1909 rush hour photos.

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